Shreveport police are trying to identify a woman seen on video stealing multiple bottles of liquor from a store by stuffing them in her clothing.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
After Harvey reformed into a tropical depression Wednesday morning, it was expected to be upgraded to a tropical storm Wednesday before heading toward Texas, according to a 10 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
LATEST: Tropical Depression Harvey reforms in Gulf of Mexico; heavy rain, flooding concerns headed to South Louisiana
Seven U.S. District Court judges are supposed to handle cases in the Western District of Louisiana, a vast expanse that encompasses 42 parishes and includes federal courthouses in Monroe, Shreveport, Alexandria, Lafayette and Lake Charles.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The League of Women Voters of Lafayette is calling on local government leaders to make early voting more accessible to residents, citing problems early voters encountered when trying to cast ballots in last fall's election at the parish’s sole ear…
The U.S. economic recovery from the Great Recession has gone on for more than eight years, bucking the norm of the economic cycle resetting itself every six to eight years.
A bicyclist from New Iberia was killed Tuesday morning after he was hit by a car on La. 342 in Judice, said Louisiana State Police spokesman Master Trooper Brooks David.
Monday, August 21, 2017
A 16-year-old Breaux Bridge High student is accused of bringing a stolen handgun onto campus, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
A multi-parish, multi-agency high-speed chase ended Monday night in Lafayette, said State Police spokesman Senior Trooper Bryan Lee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Louisiana congressman shot at a baseball practice in mid-June is telling colleagues that his return to the Capitol will be based on his doctors' advice and a date has not yet been determined.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Gov. John Bel Edwards, his staff and cabinet officers climbed out the governor's fourth floor office in the State Capitol Monday to watch the solar eclipse. They then adjourned for a cabinet meeting.
Metairie-based Jet Concrete Services, a specialist in large commercial and civil projects, ranked highest among the 47 Louisiana firms in the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America.
Sunday, August 20, 2017
A Port Barre man was arrested Sunday in Pointe Coupee Parish, accused in a crime spree that included a home invasion and kidnapping in the Three Mile Lake community, armed robbery, another home invasion in Livonia, and attempted murder of five peo…
Saturday, August 19, 2017
For the first time in nine years, Louisiana lawmakers tapped the brakes in June and left higher education’s finances alone as they were approving the state budget.
Wearing loose-fitting purple and gold clothing for a steamy morning of schlepping his daughter’s belongings into her dorm, proud father Steven Procopio settled down Wednesday to jambalaya at an LSU Honors College picnic.
VICKSBURG, Michigan — Call it a mashup of Cajun culture and classic Midwestern small-town charm, with a dash of education thrown in.
New filings in Lafayette kidnapping suspect Lawrence Michael Handley's divorce case allege he orchestrated the plot to abduct his estranged wife, who says she was handcuffed, stripped, tortured and threatened with rape and death while Handley sat …
A man died early Saturday morning after two trucks crashed at the intersection of Ambassador Caffery Parkway and Guilbeau Road in Lafayette, Lafayette police said.
Friday, August 18, 2017
Louisiana needs a new state law to ensure that public school teachers undergo thorough criminal background checks, the president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education said.
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by three this week to 946. Louisiana's count was down 1 to 65, but 22 ahead of a year ago.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
The Louisiana State Bond Commission last week gave authority to start seeking loans on the second phase of a massive LSU project that includes a mixed-use development on Nicholson Drive and tearing down 52-year-old Kirby Smith Hall dormitory.
DebtX, which operates an online marketplace for loans, plans to accept bids starting next month on nearly $1.1 billion in loans tied to First NBC Bank's collapse.
White supremacist Richard Spencer isn't welcome on LSU's campus following violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.
The University of Louisiana-Lafayette Police Department arrested six non-students for allegedly burglarizing the university's Student Union, KATC reported.
LAFAYETTE — A four-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 West near Louisiana Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday resulted in one woman's death and one man's arrest, Louisiana State Police say.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is searching in the Vermilion River around the Camellia Bridge on Thursday for the body of Jacquelyn "Daisy Lynn" Landry, KATC-TV3 reported.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The National Hurricane Center's tropical outlook map for the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea is getting quite busy.
As President Donald Trump faced a barrage of criticism over his comments on deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Republicans representing Louisiana in Washington condemned racism and violence while largely sid…
Louisiana's elected officials in Washington condemned white supremacy and racism again on Wednesday in the wake of deadly violence at a rally of neo-Nazis, Klu Klux Klansmen and other racists in Charlottesville, Viriginia, over the weekend.
LSU President F. King Alexander was upbeat with the incoming students he helped move into their dorm rooms Wednesday, but he thinks enrollment at the state’s universities will remain lackluster.
A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended 14 weeks without pay for his role in a fatal crash in Pointe Coupee Parish in which he had been driving 111 mph — more than twice the posted speed limit.
As Michigan grapples with a never-before-seen invasion of red swamp "crayfish" threatening cities' infrastructures and ecosystems, mudbug experts from Lafayette have organized a Cajun culture lesson delivered in the way only Louisianians know how …
Bidders for Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center say three Louisiana firms have been named as finalists to run the center's medical marijuana business.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has accepted Commonwealth LNG's application to begin the pre-filing process for a liquefied natural gas export facility near Cameron.
After being outbid for Neff Corp., Baton Rouge-based H&E Equipment Services Inc. said Wednesday it will not increase its $510 million offer for the Miami-based rental firm.
Lafayette Police, in collaboration with the Lafayette City Marshal’s Office, located and arrested the suspect believed responsible in the shooting death of Damarcus Bernard.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agent Tyler Wheeler, 25, was back at work Tuesday, seven months after being shot during a traffic stop in Morehouse Parish, WNOE-TV in Monroe reported.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana is chastising state police because a trooper ticketed a driver who gave him the middle finger.